Alvarez AB60CE Acoustic-Electric Bass
In stock at Zzounds.com
In the world of acoustic/electric basses, a big sound usually equals a big price tag. Until now, that is. Alvarez completely redefines bang for the buck with their AB60CE acoustic bass. With a solid Sitka spruce top and hand-sanded scalloped bracing, this bass finally unleashes that huge low "E" that you've been searching for.
Alvarez's unique bi-level rosewood bridge creates more down pressure on the genuine bone saddle, which allows maximum energy transfer from the string to the top, making this one of the loudest acoustic basses on the planet. The B-Band SYS650 preamp with built-in tuner makes sure you're spot-on. Add select mahogany back & sides, a genuine bone nut, a modern neck profile, and low action right out of the box, and you've got a killer instrument that will really get your creative juices flowing.
Reviews From Buyers
I ordered this bass online because it was really the only option a bass player has for an acoustic or most electrics sadly. I received the first one the next day after I ordered it because I payed for overnight shipping. The bass arrived with a crack behind the bridge. Needless to say I was very disappointed. I immediately contacted Zzounds. They furnished the shipping label and promised me a replacement would ship out that day overnight to me. This was important because I needed the bass for an acoustic set we were doing that Sunday. The guitar did not ship that day. It shipped the next day and did not arrive till that Monday. I was disappointed. When the replacement did arrive it also had a crack behind the bridge but this crack was in the seam where they joined the two top pieces. I was livid, but this is where Zzounds showed how great a company they are. They reimbursed my Luthiers cost to repair it and discounted the bass. They are a great company and truly aren't happy until you are. I will continue to buy from Zzounds in the future. I would recommend all bass players buy their acoustic basses from Zzounds. The guitar will always need a setup from your local guys but you get such a better deal with Zzounds it's still a good deal. In summary a bass player will nearly always have to buy an acoustic version online because most all guitar stores cater to guitarists. It's just a fact, but bassists can buy from Zzounds with 100% peace of mind because they have your back and will always go the extra mile with customer service. So go ahead buy it. There's no excuse.
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